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Big Island Stuff

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens - A beautiful orchid nursery on Highway 11 between Hilo and Volcano.

Basically Books - An excellent source in Hilo Town for Hawaiian books and maps.

Tomas Belsky - Tomas is a local Hilo artist with some fine work.

Big Island of Hawaii, The Official Online Guide - Great information to help you plan your trip to the Big Island of Hawaii.

Big Island Candies - Watch them make the candy and free samples!!!

East Hawaii Cultural Center - Home to an alliance of arts and cultural organizations.

Hawaii Drive Guide - Be sure to pick up a copy of the Drive Guide when you rent your car. Great information, maps, coupons, .....

"Hawaii, The Big Island Revealed" - The best tour book for the Big Island of Hawaii.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden - A beautiful garden with a variety of palms, heliconias, gingers, bromeliads, and hundreds of other rare and exotic plants.

Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau - A great resource for Big Island information, including activities and events.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Visit our active volcanoes when you stay with us on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Hilo Town, Hawaii - Need information about Historic Hilo Town?  This is the spot.

Hilo Bay Cafe - One of our favorite restaurants in Hilo.

Hilo Farmers Market - Be sure to visit the Hilo Farmers Market on Saturday and Wednesday. 

Hilo Guitars & Ukuleles - A great source for ukuleles and guitars.

Hilo Surfboard Co. - Need to buy or rent a board? Check out Scott's place.

`Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii - Opened in early 2006, explore the stars, Hawaiian voyages of discovery, and Hawaiian culture.

Kazumura Cave - Interested in a guide tour through the world's longest known lava tube?

Laupahoehoe Train Museum - Learn about the Hilo Railroad, which ran on the Island of Hawaii from 1899 to 1946.

Lyman Museum & Mission House - A showcase for the natural and cultural history of Hawaii.

Mauna Kea Observatories - If interested in astronomy or just the view, Mauna Kea is nearby, but be careful with the altitude.

Merrie Monarch Festival - The world's premier forum for ancient and modern hula, held annually in Hilo.

Mokupapapa: Discovery Center for Hawaii's Remote Coral Reefs - Be sure to see the beautiful slide presentation, shown only on Saturdays.

Moon & Turtle Restaurant - One of our favorite restaurants in Hilo, serving pan-Pacific cuisine.

Pacific Tsunami Museum - Educate yourself about tsunamis in Hawaii and the Pacific Region.

Palace Theater - Great old theater for movies, concerts, and theatrical entertainment.

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo - Free admission at the only natural tropical rainforest zoo in the United States.

Pu`uhonua O Honaunau (Place of Refuge) National Historical Park - Our favorite spot on the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii.

Sombat's Fresh Thai Cuisine - Another of our dining favorites in Hilo.

TK Performance Shapes - Need a custom surfboard?  Give Ted a call.

Upp Glass Blowing and Diabolic Surfboards - Beautiful glass work and fine surfboards from our good friend Chris Upp.

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory - Information about current eruption status, history of flows, and lava watching.

Volcano Art Center Gallery - Be sure to visit this fine gallery at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

 

Useful Websites

AllStays - A very useful Bed & Breakfast directory to help plan your vacation.

Aloha Isles - A visitor information & resource guide for your Hawaiian Island vacation planning.

Altraverse - Find accommodations where ever you are going.

BandBsearch.com - A fine Bed and Breakfast search engine for planning your trip.

bbonline.com - Another great resource for finding the ideal Bed and Breakfast.

BedandBreakfast.com - Looking for a Bed & Breakfast?  This is a great place to start.

BedandBreakfastNetwork.com - Another extensive Bed and Breakfast search engine.

BedandBreakfastPlanner.com - A worldwide Bed and Breakfast directory.

Bed&BreakfastWorld.com - An extensive B&B accommodation resource.

BestTimeToGo.com - When is the best time for you to travel?

GoHawaii.com - Explore, learn, and plan for your trip to the islands using the official site of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau.

Guidebook America - An excellent search engine for planning a vacation in the United States.

HawaiianRainbow.com - Hawaiian Music Internet Radio plus Hawaii search guide and directory with more than 4000 of the best Hawaiian websites.

Hawaii Search - Real estate search engine for the Hawaiian Islands.

Hotel Directories - Looking for a hotel when traveling outside the USA?

Planet BnB - A comprehensive Bed & Breakfast directory assembled by B&B owners.

Online Surf Shop - Check the Online Surf Shop for boards, gear, photos, videos, planning a surf trip, and more.

TripAdvisor - Helpful unbiased traveler's reviews to help in planning your vacation.

WorldWeb.com - Another excellent source for travel information.

 

 

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